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Totally blew it Yesterday!
Friday, July 22, 2016      3 comments

I gave in to a craving and my granddaughter and I emptied a carton of Oreo thins while at the laundry mat. We both sat there reading a magazine, reached in, chomp, chomp, reached in for another. Repeat, repeat, repeat. Til i reached in and there... Read more
Phase One Goal reached
Thursday, July 21, 2016      3 comments

I have been struggling this year to get back down to my goal weight. I reached phase one this morning when I stepped on the scale. This is my weight that I was in early adult years. Now, I need to focus on getting rid of the excess body fat that... Read more
Race Result and some Ramblings
Monday, July 18, 2016      3 comments

July 9,2016 Red Ore 5k was my best time for the season so far. 31:57 It felt good to come in under 32 minutes, that was the chip time, gun time was 32:12 I'll take the chip time. :-) At my last race, I said that I was going to work on coming in ... Read more
6.39 miles on treadmill with no walking
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      2 comments

Wheeeeee! I cannot believe I did it, (I did stop for a brief few seconds to pull the curtain on the window because the sun was hitting something that caused a glare. But I got right back to running. I cannot believe I did it. I used the I... Read more
Did I say I was restarting BECK DIET SOLUTION?
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      3 comments

I am sure I did and I made it to day 3. Then I had to be away and my routine was disrupted and I ate junk, junk and more junk. I also came to the conclusion that I am overly critical of my hubby's eating choices even though mine are no bet... Read more
It's not fair... (BDS)
Monday, June 13, 2016      2 comments

I have owned the book The Beck Diet Solution for many years. I have yet to make it through all 6 weeks and have started and restarted many times and the phrase, "It's not fair..." irritates me to the maximum. To think that it is not fair that s... Read more
Restarting Beck Diet Solution
Sunday, June 12, 2016      2 comments

Well, I finally got my books out again and I am going to restart the Beck Diet Solution. I am getting tired of letting my cravings for junk have the power over me. Plus, I see my husband gaining weight because of the cookies, chips and other fat... Read more
Half of a Half Race Results
Sunday, June 12, 2016      1 comments

6.55 miles -- trail run with lots of hills 1:19:04 (12:04 minute per mile) I was hoping to come in under 80 minutes and wishfully wanting a 75 minute. But I think I overtrained and did not have as much in me as I hoped. Lesson learne... Read more
CDC reports obesity rates up in 2015
Friday, May 27, 2016      0 comments

I just read and article that the obesity rate is still going up. What gives with that? I remember about 5 years ago when I was at a family gathering, I was envious of my brothers because they had not yet showed the middle age spread. But... Read more
Running Streak
Thursday, May 26, 2016      3 comments

As soon as I finish typing this blog, I am going to do day 26 of my running streak. I cannot believe that I am sticking with this. It is my goal to run at least 1 mile a day until my birthday. We bought a treadmill, so I will have no weath... Read more
Close, but not there yet! Body fat % needs to be lowered
Wednesday, May 25, 2016      3 comments

I set a goal weight to meet by my anniversary (9 days ago) I did not meet it, but I am now less than a pound away. Perhaps by Memorial Day? I shall see. I really need to lose body fat. My % is hovering around the 30% mark. That seems way t... Read more
Race Results, I surprised myself
Saturday, May 21, 2016      4 comments

32:33 emoticon My granddaughter did not do as well as she wanted. I was just 6 seconds behind her at the finish li... Read more
Race Day Tomorrow!
Friday, May 20, 2016      6 comments

Running a 5k with my granddaughter tomorrow. I was hoping to stay close behind her, but she told me she has a goal of 25 minutes. ~ no way will I be able to keep her in sight. I am aiming for 33 minutes. She might make her goal time because... Read more
Allergic to my yard
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      5 comments

I was working in my yard yesterday and today I broke out in hives. It is like delayed onset muscle soreness with me, It never hits right away but will take 24-48 hours to show up. It seems whenever I do yard work I end up with an itchy rash of s... Read more
Naked Udon Noodles and Veggies
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      2 comments

Last night for our anniversary we went to a newly opened restaurant that featured Asian cuisine. I ordered a Vegetable Udon Noodle dish, but since I do not like a lot of sauces, especially from restaurants because they are full of oils, I ordere... Read more

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